For once in your life, genuine fear troubles you and the uncertainty of things makes you anxious. This pandemic has everyone scared about their future and no one is sure of how much longer it will be before things go back to the way they were. Your biggest concern is how do you make your family feel secure when the world itself seems like it’s crumbling.
What if there was a way you could start a business with little to no investment in the thick of this pandemic? You could be your own boss by taking that entrepreneurial leap of faith and paying next to nothing while you work from the safety of home.
In this article, you will learn of 5 business ideas you can start during the pandemic to build that sense of security.
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Teaching is a rewarding profession and can be a lucrative business when education is still a parent’s priority for their child while the pandemic continues. They need it now more than ever and would hire the right person to teach their kid what they need to learn. You can start by creating a YouTube channel and make short snippets of educational videos that you can upload, and you can monetize it with each viewership you gain.
You could even take it a step further and make a small investment in your own website which can be linked to your YouTube channel. There you can offer them packages of lessons on different subjects or even offer live teaching sessions for a price. The great thing about this is that your reach as an educator would be much farther than simply teaching within a classroom and has the potential to grow into a more profitable business.
Behind every successful businessman is a great assistant, and more people today are interested in entrepreneurial ventures to give them a source of livelihood during the quarantine. Many of these entrepreneurs are in high demand for a virtual assistant who can help them with tasks that would make their business run more smoothly.
Although the term virtual assistant may imply plain secretarial work, it just means that you will provide aid to a growing business and that can mean anything depending on the need of the employer. If you think you have great organization skills and you want to work remotely, then this might just be the job for you.
Even if it may seem like the world has come to a grinding halt, people are busier than ever doing what they can to stay afloat to maintain the life they have. This makes it difficult for them to attend to even the simplest needs like picking up the grocery or collecting their dry cleaning. With all the time given to us by this pandemic, you can fulfill this need by offering your services to run errands for people to make their lives easier while gaining a successful business opportunity for yourself.
You might be surprised what kind of money people are willing to pay just to have you make their life that much easier for them. All you need is to make use of your time and means of transportation to get these people what they want to make yourself some easy money.
Last but not the least, we have catering services, but with a twist. Due to the fact that we’re still in a pandemic, gatherings aren’t as frequent as before – or at least aren’t done the same way. Catering services, like East Bay Deli catering, have learned to adapt to it. There’s now a “drop & dash” system where you bring over the food to the event and can even set up a self-serve buffet and then scram after. Here’s another idea – instead of catering 1,000-person events, you could prepare 1,000 meals for pick-up each day.